Bacterial Transformation Quiz

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  • 1. 
    DNA transformation involves the transfer of naked DNA into a recipient cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 2. 
    In the first step double-stranded donor DNA binds to specific receptors on the surface of a competent cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    The purpose of surface proteins on bacterial species is to recognize and transport DNA from closely related bacterial species into the cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    In Bacterial transforamtion the bacteria takes up and express foreign DNA usually in the form of a________?
    • A. 

      Plasmid

    • B. 

      Enzyme

    • C. 

      Cofactor

    • D. 

      RNA


  • 5. 
    Amplification occurs after transformation?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase


  • 6. 
    In order to persist and be stably maintained in the cell, a plasmid DNA molecule must contain what?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Origin of replication


  • 7. 
    Markers are used for identifying E.coli cells.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 8. 
    At what temperature should E. coli be incubated?
    • A. 

      10 C

    • B. 

      15 C

    • C. 

      20 C

    • D. 

      37 C


  • 9. 
    The purpose of calicum chloride is to allow the plasmid to pass through the bacterial cell wall?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    Electroporation is a mechanical method used to introduce polar molecules into a host cell through the cell membrane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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